Charlotte Happenings

MAY 2017

Charlotte Happenings is your monthly guide to events and things to do in and around Charlotte, NC.

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On the cover this month Off the heels of his win at the Masters, Sergio Garcia may have another shot at Quail Hollow Club's greens—this time, at the 99th PGA Championship. PRODUCTION Gina Sheridan Chief Marketing & Communications Officer Mike Riviello Director of Marketing Laura White Director of Communications Brigitte Acosta Administrative Assistant Jenna Deery Communications Manager Brooke Fulcher Graphic Designer Chelsea Galusky Digital Communications Specialist Becky Hoggard Advertising Traffic Coordinator Stephanie Lucas Travel Trade Marketing Manager Mariel Littrell Marketing Services Coordinator Justin Martin Tourism & Convention Marketing Manager Melissa Matties Advertising Sales Representative Kristen Moore Communications Manager Jan Morris Marketing Project Manager Mitchell Phillips Creative Manager Torie Robinette Communications Specialist Kaitlin Sheppard Communications Specialist Sean Smith Digital Media Manager Allison Soderberg Senior Marketing Manager Rachel Spoon Graphic Designer Cassie Townsend Digital Communications Manager Ryan Wixted Digital Media Specialist Happenings is a monthly publication of the Charlotte Regional Visitors Authority (CRVA). No part of this publication may be reproduced or reprinted without permission. CRVA has made every effort to maintain accuracy of information presented but assumes no responsibility for errors, changes or omissions. Send us your feedback: PRINTED IN THE USA Interested in advertising in Happenings? Contact Melissa Matties at Corrections In the That's the Spirit story, which appeared in the April 2017 issue of Happenings, Ron Oleksa's name was incorrectly listed as Oleska. The updated and correct version of this story is available on We welcome information pertaining to errors, and we work promptly to correct them. Notice a mistake? Tell us about it at This is our sport. This is our house. Prohibition didn't stop the liquor business – it drove it underground. Someone had to transport it from hidden distilleries to customers. Competitive and daring by nature, some runners began to compete in races at local dirt tracks. These races became part of the heritage which is on display at the NASCAR Hall of Fame. See Junior Johnson's moonshine still. Then outshine all your friends in our realistic racing simulators. • 1.888.902.6463 NASCAR ® and NASCAR Hall of Fame ® are registered trademarks of the National Association for Stock Car Auto Racing, Inc. © 2017 I N T H E B E G I N N I N G T H E R E W A S N T H E R E W A F O R S H I N E

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